Development Code Composition

Development Code Composition Team

Development Code Composition includes drafting comprehensive and unified code amendments to ensure Tampa's codes are written in "one voice", easily understood and readily implemented.

Pending Code Changes

January 2018 Code Amendment Cycle

Filing Deadline:   January 16, 2018

Privately-Initiated Amendments

City Council Workshop [scheduled]:   April 26, 2018 at 9:00 am, City Council Chambers, 315 E. Kennedy Blvd, 3rd Floor

HC-CC Planning Commission Hearing [scheduled]:   May 14, 2018 at 2:00 pm, Planning Commission Board Room, 601 E. Kennedy Blvd, 18th Floor

Dry Cleaner Definitions - Applicant/Agent: Brian Wilkes

CBD Waterfront Parking - Applicant/Agent: Straz Center/Morris Massey, Esq.

Canopy Signs - Applicant/Agent: Stantec/Adam Carnegie

Public Initiated Amendments

City Council Workshop [tentative date]:   May 24, 2018 at 9:00 am, City Council Chambers, 315 E. Kennedy Blvd, 3rd Floor

HC-CC Planning Commission Hearing [tentative date]:   June 11, 2018 at 2:00 pm, Planning Commission Board Room, 601 E. Kennedy Blvd, 18th Floor

YC-Max FAR - Zoning Administrator Initiated

Seminole Heights Accessory Structures - Zoning Administrator Initiated

AC Storage Parking & Loading Requirements - City Council Initiated

July 2018 Code Amendment Cycle

Privately-Initiated Amendments

Filing Deadline:   July 16, 2018

Proposed amendments, filed properly and by the required deadline, will be published to this page.

Public Initiated Amendments

Filing Deadline:   July 16, 2018

Proposed amendments will be published to this page.

Tree and Landscape Code Update Project:  2017 - 2018

City Council Initiated Amendments

Chapter 13, Sec. 13-45(g):   Draft Changes - Regarding Grand Tree Removal and Related Procedures and Criteria

City Staff Summary Report presented to City Council on March 1, 2018

Note:  Draft Changes made and transmitted to the Hillsborough County City-County Planning Commission for review and recommendation, pursuant to City Council motion on March 1, 2018 Regular Agenda:

File Nos. E2016-15 and E2017-8 CH 27 (Verbal report provided by Senior Assistant Attorney Rebecca Kert, Legal Dept. and Catherine Coyle, Planning and Urban Design Manager)

Legal Department and City Staff to review the ordinance submitted by Gina Grimes; further, that the Legal Department and City Staff to appear with a report of the City’s opinion, whether favorable or unfavorable of said ordinance. - (Original motion initiated by Reddick-Maniscalco on February 22, 2018.)

  • Motion:  (Suarez-Viera) That Council directs staff to transmit the City’s recommendation proposal to the Planning Commission.  Motion carried with Cohen and Miranda voting no and Reddick being absent.
  • Motion:  (Mansicalco-Cohen) That the City’s recommendation proposal presented by Catherine Coyle, Planning and Urban Design Manager, be received and filed.  Motion carried with Reddick and Miranda being absent.

Proposed Comprehensive Drafts
1st DRAFT:
2nd DRAFT**:

**NOTE: The 1st DRAFT of a specific Chapter/Article remains valid, if revisions are pending incorporation of public comments or are not proposed for the 2nd DRAFT.

PUBLIC MEETING SCHEDULE

City Council Workshops